Ben Wagstaff published his scientific paper in Dec 2021, which presented results and provided insights for better informed and improved management and mitigation strategies of harmful Prymnesium parvum algal blooms
We have continued to lobby the Environment Agency on the findings following our key work with the UEA in establishing the cause and solution for managing future Prymnesium outbreaks across the Broads.
Millions of fish-deaths caused by toxic Prymnesium algal blooms could be prevented with the application of a household chemical best known for bleaching hair, breakthrough research has revealed.
A task group from the Environment Agency, Broads Angling Strategy Group, Broads Authority, Natural England, Pike Anglers Group, Broads IDB and scientists from John Innes Centre have been working through a number of issues on how to deal with this in the future under a number of themes.
In March and April this year, the Environment Agency’s fisheries staff led one of the largest rescue operations in its history to save more than 700,000 fish
Kelvin Allen the BASG Treasurer and Eastern Region chairman of AT has made the news headlines this week, in calling for some concerted action to manage and protect the Broads National Park from Prrymnesium algae.